This is the best American Pinot Blanc I have ever tasted. Period. Hunt over, piss on the fire and call in the dogs.
Virtually ever since I started in the retail wine biz, back there in 1996, I have kept an ongoing list of wines that offer genuinely spectacular value for the prices charged. Here are eight all-time reds.
I firmly believe that, for the majority of Americans our tastes in wine, liquor, and beer are largely determined by the early information we receive when being exposed to these beverages for the first couple of years.
THINK – HARD – before you sign up with any online wine club. Think about what you’re getting…and what you’re missing.
Here’s a toast to the type of person who’s told all the time, “That’ll never work. You’re gonna lose your shirt. Why must you ALWAYS rock the damned boat?!?”…Here’s a toast to Trey Busch and Alex Ganum…
Spurrier wanted something else to sell in his Paris wine shop and California might just be, uh, drinkable, if you’re feeling kinky.
I BEG YOU, if you actually love WINE and are not using it as some lifestyle accessory aimed at proving how uber-cool you are, DO NOT take on that asinine, adolescent ‘tude about red over white.
I’m going to take a fair amount of, uh, merde for this but the new(ish) McManis Lodi AVA California Cabernet is among the five or six best Cabernets I’ve tasted from anywhere…and it remains one of the most jaw-dropping, howling, irrational bargains in the entire world of wine.